Program Accreditation Details

Mesa Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604

The MCCCD Nursing Program is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326.

Pursuant to the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Policy #29, Advertising and Recruitment of Students ​requiring student achievement outcome data ​be made publicly accessible, the following student achievement data are available at:

  1. Graduates’ success on the licensure and/or certification examination
  2. Students’ completion of the nursing program
  3. Graduates obtaining a job

Phone: 404-975-5000

  • Nursing Accreditation Renewal 2017 - 2025

The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements”. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation is located at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.
Phone: 312-440-4653

The MCC Evelyn H. Warren Child Development Lab and the MCC Children’s Center are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), 1313 L St. NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 800-424-2460

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree program in Veterinary Technology/Animal Health at Mesa Community College has Full Accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association's Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA). 1931 North Meacham Road, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360
Phone: 800-248-2862 x 6624

The Mesa Community College Automotive Service Program maintains its Master Automobile Service Technology Accreditation, the highest level of program accreditation the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). This accreditation is valid through February 1, 2025. ASE Education Foundation, 1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE, Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: 703-669-6650

The Mesa Community College Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Program was awarded initial accreditation on Sept. 15, 2017 by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The recent peer review conducted by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) and CAAHEP's Board of Directors recognized the program's substantial compliance with the national established accreditation standards. This initial accreditation status will expire on Sept. 20, 2022.

Mesa Community College is approved as a Paramedic Education Program under CAAHEP / CoAEMSP LoR Program #600752 & Arizona Department of Health Services Bureau of Trauma and Emergency Medical Services ALS Training Program Certificate Holder #450311. Please visit the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs to verify MCC's accreditation status.

For questions regarding the accreditation status of the Mesa Community College Paramedic Education Program, please contact Sean Newton @ (480) 461-6303 or

To contact CoAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088
Phone: 214-703-8445

Manufacturing Technology Program, a vital component of the Arizona Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AzAMI), received accreditation from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills, Inc. (NIMS Accreditation), 10565 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 10, Fairfax, VA 22030. Accreditation is based on NIMS National Skill Standards for Machining Level I and Level II with a focus on the manual and computer numerical control (CNC) machining skills and allows students to pursue any and all credentials offered by NIMS.

Phone: 703-352-4971